Ross Pearson’s 20 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Ross Pearson is one of the famous English Mixed Martial Artists. He is known to have begun his training for “Tae Kwon Do” at the mere age of 6, which later continued with additional skills for judo and boxing during his high school, which ended when he joined MMA at age of seventeen. He is married to Kristie Jane Pearson, who used to work as a ring girl. Ross has got multiple tattoos all over his body. Let us explore his body inks.

Ross Pearson

1. Angel with wings Tattoo

Ross angel on chest tattoo

Tattoo: Towards the left side of his chest, there is an angel with wings tattooed.

Meaning: Angel with wings may be used as the symbol of security, strength, faith, freedom, loyalty, bravery, and also act as a guardian angel for the tattoo wearer.  They mean to represent the higher self of the tattoo wearer and give him the confidence that God is there to guide him on the right path.

Ross’ tattoos include a full left arm sleeve with a massive tribal piece at the top and a black and grey Japanese style sleeve with a samurai and flowers for the rest of his arm. Ross’s right arm sleeve is a blend of black tribal patterns and a green dragon that extends from his right chest.

2. Gracie Tattoo

Ross back head tattoo

Tattoo: On the backside of his head, towards his neck, there is a tattoo of the word, ‘Gracie‘. It is speculated to be the name of his daughter. Ross got married to an Australian girl named Kristie Jane Pearson in 2014.

3. ‘Geisha’ Tattoo

Ross lady on back tattoo

Ross back tattoo

Tattoo: Towards the left side of his back, there is a huge portrait of geisha inked.

Meaning: Geisha is considered to be an important symbol in Japanese Culture and represents the ultimate feminine beauty. Geisha reflects the gracefulness and the charm of the woman.

Some individuals see it as a means to express one’s rich background and culture, as well as a fighting spirit, passion, and feminism. is the most visible representation of Japanese culture. The geisha represents feminine strength and mystery, as well as the fascinating beauty of God’s most rare creation, Woman.

4. Chinese Lettter Tattoo

Ross character tattoo

5. ‘Family’ Tattoo

Ross Family Tattoo

Tattoo: On his right hand’s thumb, Ross has got the ‘Family’ tattoo in italicized font. The tattoo shows his love and attachment to his family.

6. Devil Tattoo

Ross dracula on bicep tattoo

Tattoo: SInce his right arm is totally dedicated to Japanese culture. Here is another tattoo that relates to Japanese beliefs and it is a Japanese Devil Face which is inked on the inner side of his upper arm.

Meaning: The Japanese devil is known as Hannaya, who is actually a female devil but, as per the beliefs, a male demon is known as Oni. Oni stands for male strength, intellectual being, and power.  This tattoo is meant to protect the person from evil spirits and also represents the tattoo wearer as a strong personality who is bold enough to handle all challenges of life.

7. Japanese Themed Flowers

Ross flowers on bicep tattoo

Tattoo: Forming an important part of the Japanese-themed arm on Ross’ body is the flowers that can be seen on the inner side of his right bicep.

Meaning: Cherry blossoms or sakura are the most prominent beauty creations that form part of the Japanese-themed flower tattoos. They highlight the very aspect of our lives and also the fragility of life in Japanese culture. They symbolize the transition and the transience of life as per the Japanese Culture and its beliefs.

8. Writing on Stomach

Ross stomach tattoo

Tattoo: Towards the left side of his stomach, Ross has got some line inked that says, ‘Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.’

Meaning: It is a popular saying by Muhammad Ali, who was an American professional boxer, and is widely known as the most significant personality and a celebrated sports figure all over the world.

9. Flowers on Bicep

Ross left bicep tattoo

Tattoo: There are multiple flowers tattooed even on his left upper arm.

Meaning: The meanings behind flower tattoos are multi-layered and can symbolize the beauty of nature, freshness, fresh beginnings in the tattoo wearer’s life, and love between two people.

10. Left Leg Tattoo

Ross left leg tattoos Ross leg tattoo

Black tribal design covers his left leg. Tribal tattoos are an important way of showing your rich culture and heritage. There are thousands of designs that can be chosen by tattoo lovers in order to regard their culture and background.

11. Black Panther 

Ross tiger tattoo

Ross tattoo on stomach

Tattoo: Towards the left side of his stomach, there is a black panther tattooed. It is actually a cover-up to the yellow-colored panther.

Meaning: Tiger is the symbol of courage, protection, strength, and power. Panthers are known to be the most powerful and ferocious creatures in the jungle world and are regarded as the symbol of dominance, freedom, and guardianship.

12. Lotus Tattoo

Ross lotus tattoo

Tattoo: We can see another flower on Ross’ body which is on his left forearm.

Meaning: Lotus flowers can signify multiple things. They represent that the person wearing the tattoo is willing to/on the path of becoming a better person. Also, the lotus is symbolic of beauty, purity, and spiritual awakening as per the Buddhist and Hindu beliefs.

13. Flowers on Neck

Ross neck tattoo

Tattoo: There are a few yellow-colored lilies tattooed on the backside of his neck.

Meaning: Lilies are gorgeous flowers that stand for devotion and purity. Lilies are often linked with the virtue of rebirth, beauty of life, and the circle of life and death. According to some cultures they also stand for never-ending love between loved ones.

14. Praying Hands Tattoo

Ross praying hands tattoo

Tattoo: We can see a pair of praying hands inked on the lower side of Ross’ left ear.

Meaning: The tattoo itself is a symbol of the strength of prayer. Praying hands are a common tattoo choice among tattoo lovers who are followers of Christian beliefs and faith. Praying hands represent the dedication to family, oneself, and self-respect.

15. Right Arm Tattoos

Ross right arm tattoo Ross right arm tattoos

Tattoo: Ross has dedicated his right arm tattoos to Japanese art. Popularly known as traditional irezumi, it is the ancient style of Japanese art and is still widely followed.

Japanese tattoos are a way of reflecting social status and also hold spiritual significance. They are not only the means of providing protection but also symbolize the deep devotion of the tattoo wearer towards the rich culture and his background. Irezumi, also called Horimono and Wabori, is designed using large scales and motifs that relate to Japanese mythology, historical and religious icons, and well-known elements from nature.

16. Devil on Right Pec

Ross roaring lion tattoo

On his right pec, there is a green-colored dragon tattooed. Dragon tattoos symbolize bravery, wisdom, and strength.

Green colored dragon is linked with nature and the beauty of various elements in nature and its surroundings. Some people get dragon tattoos just to show their dark and courageous side which is not known to many!

17. Skull and Flowers

Ross skull and flowers tattoo

Ross skull tattoo

Tattoo: On the inner side of his right leg, there is a skull and rose inked.

Meaning: The skull represents life, mortality, and death while the rose represents beauty and love. Together, the skull and rose tattoo symbolize a struggle between the beautiful and the ugly, evil and good, being two opposite forces of this universe.

18. Symbols on Stomach

Ross stomach tattoos

Tattoo: There are some kanji symbols inked on the right side of his stomach. Kanji means Chinese or Han characters and they can be used to symbolize strength, power, courageousness, and guidance.

19. Tribal Arm Tattoo

Ross tribal tattoo

Tattoo: On his left shoulder, Ross wears a huge tribal tattoo.

Meaning: Many tell the story of the wearer’s heritage and his achievements. They can also be a symbol of protection, power, and strength.

Many people get tribal tattoos to mark the important achievements of their life. His tattoos relate to Samoan culture who believes in getting such arm designs to showcase their rich culture and heritage. Popularly known as Tatau, this tattoo stands for community, power, status, and respect.

20. Nunca Desires Tattoo

Ross writing on arm tattoo

Ross writing on arm

Tattoo: On the outer side of his left forearm, there is a tattoo written in Portuguese that can be read as ‘Nunca Desista’

Meaning: It is Portuguese writing which stands for ‘never give up‘ in English.

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